Dec 5, 2013 3:00am EST
tinkering? >> absolutely. the labour party is capping energy bills. the government has its own ridiculous gimmicks. i'll of this is bad for energy policy. it is a long-term regulatory framework that favors companies. we are not giving -- we're not getting that and, instead, we are getting more gimmicks. this is not what the country needs in the medium and long- term. we need energy policy and housing policy. but you would like to see that canceled. >> i would. suffered aonomy has serious problem with housing .rices they have been too unstable. and it ismore houses not be schemes that have an impact of pushing up prices. >> will have to leave it there. back to you in the studio. sparring match between him and the shopping. back to you. >> iq so much. companies financial are not allowed to do transactions in bitcoins. that is coming up next. >> welcome back. has andcentral bank financial institutions from handling bitcoin transactions. currencyot think the has a real meaning and a legal status as a currency. we spoke to alan greenspan and he said that the currency doesn't make sense to him.
Dec 9, 2013 4:00am EST
after that. now coming up on "the pulse," pers households keep getting hit by soaring energy bills. is there more sticker shock to come or will the new year see a price change? we're looking at the outlook for 2014. we come back. -- we will continue when we come back. ♪ back. how much will the sector need to restructure to attract new investors. joined by chris rogers. energy and the economy is a heady combination. 2014 is going to be a very interesting year. river german start developing -- we have a german story developing. i think the issues for 2014 across the u.k., across germany and across france are all going to be about the politics. when we did our research for 2014 we found that it was all about southern europe, northern europe this time around. analysts don't have a great outlook. say 35us estimates billion of earnings next year. that is 10% rivalry -- it is 10% below where we were last year. greg cesar long-term infrastructure projects. >> we have had the energy bill that has been put through that is taken years to develop. -- that has taken years to develop. what we